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FIFA president Gianni Infantino has called for new, stronger and more effective ways to eradicate racism in football in the wake of England players suffering abuse in Bulgaria.

Racists must be kicked out of stadiums – FIFA chief

Racists must be “kicked out” of stadiums, FIFA president Gianni Infantino said on Thursday, as he pressed for a worldwide ban on spectators who abuse black footballers.
Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici has insisted that Cristiano Ronaldo will not be leaving the Serie A champions anytime soon.

Cristiano Ronaldo departure ruled out as Juventus expect Portuguese to honour contract

Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici has insisted that Cristiano Ronaldo will not be leaving the Serie A champions anytime soon.
French President Emmanuel Macron reacts as he arrives at the front entrance of the Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral in Paris, as flames engulf its roof on April 15, 2019. – A colossal fire swept through the famed Notre-Dame Cathedral in central Paris on April 15, 2019, causing a spire to collapse and threatening to destroy the entire masterpiece and its precious artworks. The fire, which began in the early evening, sent flames and huge clouds of grey smoke billowing into the Paris sky as stunned Parisians and tourists watched on in sheer horror. (Photo by PHILIPPE WOJAZER / POOL / AFP)

French leader urges world leaders to contribute more to fight infectious diseases

French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday took the unusual step of singling out a series of countries that he said could contribute more to funding the fight against infectious diseases.
The Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege, on Thursday announced the appointment of Mr Yomi Odunuga as his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity.

Senator Omo-Agege hails Ese Brume

The Deputy President of the Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege, yesterday said that Ese Brume’s bronze medal in the just concluded IAAF World Championships in Qatar, “feels like gold.”
Nigeria duo of Divine Oduduru and Blessing Okagbare have been disqualified from taking part in the men and women’s 200m and 4x100m relays of the ongoing World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) for breaching of competition rules.

Doha 2019: Why Blessing Okagbare must not quit now – Gloria Alozie

Former Nigerian hurdler, Gloria Alozie, has warned against forcing Blessing Okagbare to quit running for Nigeria.
Ethiopia's Lelisa Desisa has won the men's midnight marathon in a sprint finish at the world athletics championships in Qatar, ending an 18-year-wait for a world title over the long distance for his country.

Doha 2019: Lelisa Desisa wins men’s marathon

Ethiopia's Lelisa Desisa has won the men's midnight marathon in a sprint finish at the world athletics championships in Qatar, ending an 18-year-wait for a world title over the long distance for his country.
Nigeria’s Chukwuebuka Enekwechi joined the list of athletes that will compete in the final of the shot put event of the 2019 IAAF World Championships.

Doha 2019: Chuckwuebuka Enekwechi finishes 8th in men’s shot put final

Nigeria’s Chuckwuebuka Enekwechi failed to pick up in the final shot put event at the ongoing IAAF World Championship in Doha, Qatar.
Trent Alexander-Arnold and Roberto Firmino make it Liverpool's half at Stamford Bridge

Liverpool to play Club World Cup at 2022 World Cup stadium

Liverpool are set to play in a brand-new 2022 World Cup venue when they compete in the Club World Cup in Qatar in December.

Expert urges Nigerian youths to engage in local fabrics, others

Mr Efetobo Awhana, the Organiser of Nigeria Travel Week, has advised Nigerian youths to take to adire (local fabric) making and mat weaving to liberate themselves from unemployment.

Facebook removes accounts from UAE, Nigeria, others

Facebook has removed hundreds of accounts, pages and groups from its social network platforms for their involvement in ‘coordinated inauthentic behaviour’, according to the company.
Nigeria’s duo of Favour Ofili and Patience Okon-George may have run their last race in the women’s 400m, after the Nigeria quarter-millers missed out from the final of the event at the ongoing IAAF 2019 World Championships holding in Doha, Qatar.

Doha 2019: Favour Ofili, Patience Okon-George fail to make final in 400m

Nigeria’s duo of Favour Ofili and Patience Okon-George may have run their last race in the women’s 400m, after the Nigeria quarter-millers missed out from the final of the event at the ongoing IAAF 2019 World Championships holding in Doha, Qatar.
Despite having the second best time of 19.73 behind Jamaican Yohan Blake’s 19.26 in heat three of the men’s 200m semifinal, Nigeria’s Divine Oduduru finished last to miss out from the final of the event at the ongoing IAAF World Championships holding in Doha, Qatar.

Doha 2019: Divine Oduduru fails to hit final in 200 metres

Despite having the second best time of 19.73 behind Jamaican Yohan Blake’s 19.26 in heat three of the men’s 200m semifinal, Nigeria’s Divine Oduduru finished last to miss out from the final of the event at the ongoing IAAF World Championships holding in Doha, Qatar.
Mario Mandzukic

Manchester United to target Mario Mandžukić in January

Manchester United are set to reignite their interest in Juventus striker Mario Mandžukić when the transfer window re-opens in January.
The stadium is sparsely filled for the second session at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019. (AP Photo-Nariman El-Mofty)

Doha 2019: Why we dumped Nigeria for Bahrain – athletes

Two Bahrain athletes of Nigerian descent Abass Abubakar and Musa Isah have given reasons for changing their nationalities.
Nigeria duo of Divine Oduduru and Blessing Okagbare have been disqualified from taking part in the men and women’s 200m and 4x100m relays of the ongoing World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) for breaching of competition rules.

Doha 2019: IAAF disqualifies Blessing Okagbare, Divine Oduduru from 200m, 4x100m

Nigeria duo of Divine Oduduru and Blessing Okagbare have been disqualified from taking part in the men and women’s 200m and 4x100m relays of the ongoing World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) for breaching of competition rules.
Reigning NCAA Division I 200m champion, Divine Oduduru started his quest to become the second Nigerian man to successfully complete a sprint double at the Championships on an explosive note.

Doha 2019: IAAF may disqualify Divine Oduduru for failing to run 100 meters

Nigeria male sprinter Divine Oduduru may be disqualified from the IAAF World Athletics Championships going on in Doha, Qatar after withdrawing from the 100m event on Friday.
Gov. Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger has urged the Muslim Ummah to pray for peace, unity and security for meaningful development in the country.

Niger government initiates strategy to pace up youth development

The Niger government says it is adopting an `Education for Justice (E4J)’ initiative to reinforce teachers’ capacity and boost the quality of education in the state.
Doha, Qatar - Kenya's Ruth Chepngetich has bagged the first gold medal of the 2019 World Athletics Championships as the midnight marathon staged an uncomfortable debut in Qatar's capital.

Challenging debut for midnight marathon in Doha heat, humidity

Kenya's Ruth Chepngetich has bagged the first gold medal of the 2019 World Athletics Championships as the midnight marathon staged an uncomfortable debut in Qatar's capital.

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